Health Records Supervisor Legal

January 7, 2023

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Job Description

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The postholder will manage and co ordinate team members by allocating and monitoring workload leading to an efficient patient administration service within the Health Records Department The Health Records Department administratively underpins the patient’s journey to and through the hospital, to meet the needs of patients and health care professionals. They will also assist in the implementation of department policies and procedures.

The following knowledge, training and/or experience is required:

  • Educated to standard grade.
  • Knowledge of working practices within a Health Records Department gained through 3 years experience and/or qualification at SVQ level 4, ECDL or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of patient/clinical management systems.
  • Computer literate and keyboard skills.
  • Multi skilled and experience in multi-tasking.
  • Knowledge of confidentiality, data protection and relevant legislation.
  • Effective communication, interpersonal and teambuilding skills both written and verbal.
  • Experience of working as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Flexibility to be able to work within the various areas of the Health Records Department.
  • Knowledge and understanding of statistical information.
  • Knowledge and understanding of personnel procedures.

The post is full time however consideration would be given for two part time staff.

Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once sufficient applications are received. Please complete and submit your application early.

‘In NHS Lanarkshire we are committed to recruiting a workforce that fully reflects the diverse make-up of our society. A place where every individual can thrive, develop and succeed based on skill, knowledge and talent, regardless of race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, care experienced* or any other dimension that can be used to differentiate people from one another.

  • Care experienced applicants are people who live/have lived with foster parents/kinship carers or who live/have lived in a residential children’s setting/secure unit.’

Whilst this advertisement may be for a specific post(s) in a particular location, applicants who are shortlisted for interview may be considered for similar vacancies in alternative locations.


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